Syracuse, NY – Can you name all the types of life jackets? Do you know how to properly use them?
Find out at in-water demonstrations of all the various types of lifesaving jackets offered daily at the February 15-19 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse.
Wearing a life jacket can save your life.
New York Sea Grant Coastal Recreation and Tourism Specialist Dave White will be demonstrating the different types of floatation devices in “You Can Save Your Own Life” In-Water Life Jackets demonstrations at the CNY Boat Show on:
February 16 and 17 at 7 p.m.
February 18 and 19 at noon and 2 p.m.
Demonstrations will take place in the Horticulture Building.
New York Sea Grant, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Kent Manufacturing and Syracuse Pool & Patio are sponsoring the demonstrations.
The show fills three buildings with hundreds of boats of all sizes and types, including the 2012 Discover Clean and Safe Boating vessels; equipment, accessories, and information.
Boat show hours are February 15 – 17: 1-9 p.m.; February 18: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; and February 19 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $10; ages 13 and younger free.